[LINK] Is spam starting to be brought under control?
stil at stilgherrian.com
Mon Feb 2 11:18:52 EST 2004
At 9:11 +1100 2/2/04, Adam Todd wrote:
>At 08:25 2/02/2004 +1100, Stilgherrian wrote:
>>The amount of spam I've received seems to have flattened out
>>somewhat during December and January -- though it's still running
>>at more than 5500 messages a month.
>I'm stunned you'd consider this an option! I thought so much more
>of you! I think the SPAMMERS have you convinced they will tone down!
Um sorry? What am I meant to have "considered as an option"? I'm just
stating a fact about the amount of spam I've received. I never said I
*liked* or *accepted* it! :) Far from it!
>Keep graphing and updating :) (Can't you write an automated monthly
>posting to LINK to update us without you needing to be there!)
I shall continue, yes! But, I *won't* automate the posting to Link
(or anywhere else for that matter), 'cos I actually think there's too
much unprocessed data thrown around the world as if it's
I think the value of doing something like this is in the analysis and
comment, not the raw numbers. ;) Not that two or three sentences is
much of an analysis... ;) But I think people would be a lot less
likely to read or respond to something which was "just" an automated
dump of the data.
>And don't forget, I'm still offering access to my log files if you
>want to process them :)
Ah indeed, yes. As soon as my world settles down a bit... maybe by
the year 2007? :) Thanks Adam!
Stilgherrian <stil at stilgherrian.com> http://www.stilgherrian.com/
Internet, IT and Media Consulting, Sydney, Australia. ABN 25 231 641 421
mobile 0407 623 600 (international +61 407 623 600)
fax 02 9516 5630 (international +61 2 9516 5630)
More information about the Link